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If you would like to read a highly entertaining science-fiction novel about the stars going out, I couldn't recommend http://www.amazon.com/Spin-Robert-Charles-Wilson/dp/07653482... enough.



Seveneves is a bit more similar to what the article describes. http://www.amazon.com/Seveneves-Novel-Neal-Stephenson/dp/006...


It probably is. Where Spin connects with the posting is more on what the planet does after the satellites fall and new industries for balloons, etc, form. I was on the fence about whether I should mention that or whether it is revealing.


I definitely started recalling the White Sky scenario when reading this post.


And a great book in general.


Eh, I thought the last third was a letdown.


I agree. I still enjoyed the book though.


Yeah, that was a great read even though it's not quite the same scenario :-)


That does seem like an entertaining read; thanks for the recommendation.




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